September 22: Day of the Week
September 22, 2021 is the 265th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 100 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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Here’s the September calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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September 22: This Day in History
It is frequently the day of the Autumnal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the day of the Vernal Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
September 22 Historical Event(s)
- 1761George III and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz are crowned King and Queen, respectively, of the Kingdom of Great Britain.
- 1789Battle of Rymnik establishes Alexander Suvorov as a pre-eminent Russian military commander after his allied army defeat superior Ottoman Empire forces.
- 1789The office of United States Postmaster General is established.
- 1866Battle of Curupaity in the War of the Triple Alliance.
- 1908The independence of Bulgaria is proclaimed.
- 1960The Sudanese Republic is renamed Mali after the withdrawal of Senegal from the Mali Federation.
- 1975Sara Jane Moore tries to assassinate U.S. President Gerald Ford, but is foiled by Oliver Sipple.
- 1991The Dead Sea Scrolls are made available to the public for the first time by the Huntington Library.
- 1995Nagerkovil school bombing, is carried out by Sri Lankan Air Force in which at least 34 die, most of them ethnic Tamil school children.
- 2003David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon.
Who were born on September 22?
- 1694Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, English statesman (d. 1773)
- 1885Ben Chifley, Prime Minister of Australia (d. 1951)
- 1918Henryk Szeryng, Polish-born violinist (d. 1988)
- 1928Eugene Roche, American actor (d. 2004)
- 1936Maurice Evans, English footballer and manager (d. 2000)
- 1939Gilbert Earl Patterson, American minister (d. 2007)
- 1961Marq Torien, American Rock singer (BulletBoys)
- 1964Ken Vandermark, American jazz saxophone and clarinet player
- 1965Andy Cairns, Irish musician
- 1984Theresa Fu, Hong Kong singer and actress
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